Quote of the Day

Worship your body and beauty and sexual allure and you will always feel ugly. And when time and age start showing, you will die a million deaths before they finally grieve you.

“Worship your body and beauty and sexual allure and you will always feel ugly. And when time and age start showing, you will die a million deaths before they finally grieve you.” — David Foster Wallace, Commencement speech, 2005 graduating class, Kenyon College

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Quote of the Day

I was expecting to be mugged, to be decked and given a good licking by regret, and a frantic craving for youth, when, however problemed you are, you have the consolation of decades of rectification to hope for.

“I was expecting to be mugged, to be decked and given a good licking by regret, and a frantic craving for youth, when, however problemed you are, you have the consolation of decades of rectification to hope for.” — Tibor Fischer, The Thought Gang